And Davidsaid, Solomon my son is young and tender, and the housethat is to be builded for the LORDmust be exceedingmagnifical, of fame and of glorythroughout all countries: I willtherefore now makepreparation for it. So Davidpreparedabundantlybefore his death.
Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest; and I willgive him restfrom all his enemiesroundabout: for his nameshall be Solomon, and I willgivepeace and quietnessuntoIsrael in his days.
Now, behold, in my trouble I haveprepared for the house of the LORD an hundredthousandtalents of gold, and a thousandthousandtalents of silver; and of brass and ironwithoutweight; for it is in abundance: timberalso and stonehave I prepared; and thoumayest add thereto.
Now set yourheart and yoursoul to seek the LORDyour God; arisetherefore, and build ye the sanctuary of the LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and the holyvessels of God, into the housethat is to be built to the name of the LORD.